TV control on / off from Apple TV using the Home app?

Cupertino, April 20, 2020

Is it just me or is it not possible to wake up an Apple TV by pressing the button itself in the home application? My experience is that the ATV is on and playing something, the button in the Home app will interrupt and interrupt what is being played. If, however, the ATV was sleeping, pressing the button on the application does nothing and then it reads "No Answer" as if the ATV has connection problems.

I'm thinking more or less that pause / non-pause functionality doesn't seem to wake the device up for me, as any other button on the remote would do. With this, I can still wake up or sleep on my ATV using Siri on any iOS device on the network, and then the Home app button again becomes activated and reconnected to Home. This tells me that the ATV is definitely connected to the HomeKit network when you sleep, because Siri always works from other devices, and the Apple iOS Remote app also runs on the iPhone.

I think this is simply a flaw in the Home application, unless someone can tell me they have a different experience. I hope I got something set up wrong.

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